A Confederate Victory: How the South Could Have Won the Civil War (Part 1)

    The Civil War cannot be regarded as a Union victory, as the loss by both sides was too great. The Civil War was however,...

The Capture of an Eagle

   During the Napoleonic Wars, regiments of the Imperial French army carried as their standard a gilded eagle upon a staff. The eagle was a sign of prestige,...

The War of the Insurrection in Paintings

    Here's a little gallery of paintings of the American Revolution (which the British, and other colonials, called the War of the Insurrection)

Minesweeping

An Admirable Class Minesweeper (USN)    Minesweeping is a...

The Letter of Marque

   A Letter of Marque was a document authorizing a mariner to prey upon enemy shipping in time of war (and sometimes at peace). It was, in effect, a legalization...

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